The musical diversity of Mwenso and The Shakes

The World

To say the music of Mwenso and The Shakes is pretty wild is an understatement. It's part jazz,  part funk and part Broadway show tunes. Michael Mwenso says his group combines art and performance. A little Sly Stone and Bertolt Brecht. Mwenso spoke to The World’s host Marco Werman recently. They talked about music, art and performing for James Brown.